The B.E.A.G.L.E. (Biology Experience Aimed at Growth, Learning, and Excellence) Program at Saint Joseph’s University.

Want to get a head start on success in your Biology courses? Set sail on the BEAGLE program!

What is BEAGLE?

The BEAGLE Program is a four-day, intensive program for incoming freshman Biology, Chemical Biology & Environmental Science majors at Saint Joseph’s University.

The goals of the program are to:

  • help students make the transition to college-level academics
  • help students develop effective study skills
  • introduce students to the pace and rigor of college-level science classes
  • introduce students to faculty and successful students

When is BEAGLE?

August 20-23, 2019

A copy of the 2018 BEAGLE schedule can be found here.

Please contact Dr. Julia Lee-Soety (

How do I apply to BEAGLE?

Applications open on June 1 and close on July 1.

Resident students enrolled in the BEAGLE program are strongly encouraged to live in the Science Residential Learning Community in LaFarge Hall. For more information regarding the Science RLC, please contact Elizabeth Ali at

The BEAGLE program is supported by: Office of Admissions, Learning Resource Center, Department of Biology & the Office of Residence Life